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Voltaire's comic theatre

composition, conflict and critics

SVEC
Vol. No.
Vol. No.: 

136

Author: 
Lilian Willens
Publication Date
Publication Date: 
1975
ISBN
ISBN: 
978-0-7294-0031-2
Pages
Pages: 
191
Price Sterling (£): 
45

About the Book

About the Book: 


Preface

Introduction

I. Voltaire's theories of the comic genre: his critics and his public

II. The novice years (1725-1736)

III. In quest of a comic genre (1738-1749)

IV. Satire, philosophy and tears (1759-1767): the revolt (1769)

Conclusion

List of works consulted

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